Chapter 10 Medical Terminology

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Means abdominal wall
 
lapar/o
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incision into the abdominal wall
 
laparotomy
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means fires
 
pyr/o
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means fever
 
pyrexia
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heatburn
 
pyrosis
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condition of high fever (over 102)
 
hyperpyrosis
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destruction by fever
 
pyrolysis
8
obsessed with starting fires
 
pyromania
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combining form for sweat
 
hidro-
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inflammation of sweat glands
 
hidradenitis
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condition of sweating
 
hidrosis
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profuse sweating
 
hyperhidrosis
13
flow of sweat
 
hidrorrhea
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absence of sweat
 
anhidrosis
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combining form for glucose

 
gluc/o
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combination of sugar and hemoglobin
 
glycohemoglobin
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too much sugar in blood
 
hyperglycemia
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low blood sugar
 
hypoglycemia
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breakdown of glycogen to glucose is
 
glycolysis
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the study of the function of the immune system
 
immunology
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self destruction
 
autolysis
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abnormal fear of being alone
 
autophobia
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therapy with one's own blood
 
autohemotherapy
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coming from ones own body
 
autolongous
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own skin

 
autograft
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biting one's self
 
autophagia
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-iso means
 
equal
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means breast
 
mast/o
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cancer tumor of the breasst
 
mastocarcinoma
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means cells are unequal sized
 
anisocytosis
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excision of the abdomen, uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries
 
laparohysterosalpingo-oophorectmy
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inflammation of sweat glands
 
hidradenitis
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inflammation of sweat glands
 
hidradenitis
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inflammation of sweat glands
 
hidradenitis
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inflammation of the sweat glands
 
hidradenitis
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animal starch
 
glycogen
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glycolipid
 
fat and sugar
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glycolipid
 
fat and sugar
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multipara
 
one who has giving more than one birth
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multipara
 
one who has giving more than one birth
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multiparous
 
referring to one who has had twins
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never had a kid
 
nullipara
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first kid
 
primipara
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first pregnancy
 
primigravida
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deciduous
 
teeth that fall out to make room for more
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ablation
 
surgical procedure to take away the uterine lining.
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when calcium is removed from the bones
 
decalcification
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causing urine to flow through more rapidly
 
diuresis

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